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人事院 第52回行政研修(係長級特別課程)
人事院による第52回行政研修において、「廃棄物問題に関する国際的動向とプラスチック問題」に関する政策課題研究を担当し、研修に関わる基調講義と行政官向けの研修会台の作成・提示および講評を行った。
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学
廃プラスチック問題は、G20大阪サミットで海洋プラスチック汚染が主要テーマのひとつになるなど、国際的に注目が集まっている。本稿では、廃プラスチックを取り巻く国際情報を整理するとともに、日本のプラスチック資源循環システムの海外展開の視点から、途上国と先進国における廃プラスチック問題の状況を解説し、解決に向けた機会や展望、それらを進める上での今後の課題などについて議論する。
Training or Learning Material
Global Knowledge Exchange on SDG 12 Policy Tools
At GIZ's global knowledge exchange on SDG 12 policy tools, a poster on top-runner approach was presented by Hotta, IGES. Key elements, or components, or structure, or mechanism •Mandatory energy efficiency standard based on functions of products •Top-runners of the market make the realistic standards. •Gradual increase in standard levels over years...
Presentation

Top-runner Programme of Japan

Global Knowledge Exchange on SDG 12 Policy Tools
Overview of Japan's Top runner programme was presneted to policy makers in chanrge of green public procurement and SCP in ASEAN member states.
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境科学会誌
Author:
Minami
Sakamoto
Akio
Onishi
Although greenery in urban areas has many functions, such as mitigation of the urban heat island effect, and reduction of rainfall-induced surface runoff, it is difficult to secure the space required to plant trees in cities, which are crowded with buildings. Therefore, rooftop greening has attracted attention and many cities are adopting and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association
Author:
Parks and other public green spaces (hereafter “urban green spaces”) provide many benefits to urban dwellers, but some residents receive few benefits due to a lack of urban green spaces nearby their home/workplace. Understanding spatial variations in urban green space accessibility is thus important for urban planning. As a case study, here we...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Hikaru
Takasawa
Atsushi
Ishibashi
Rajib
Shaw
Wanglin
Yan
Urban and rural areas both depend on a shared stock of natural resources. However, their development planning is mostly focused within their established boundaries. This report is an effort to bring together innovative methods of integrating urban and rural stakeholders to manage shared natural resources. The report looks at seven different case...
Discussion Paper
循環経済(サーキュラーエコノミー)とは、資源循環を通じた経済の在り方であり、調達、生産、消費、廃棄といった一方向の流れではなく、リサイクル、再利用、再生産、省資源の製品開発、シェアリングなどを通じた資源循環の実現を目指す概念である。本稿では、欧州における政策開発や国際合意を背景に近年急速に機運が高まりつつある循環経済に焦点を当て、なぜいま世界的に循環経済が注目されているのか、またその実施に向けた動きをSDGsやビジネスの観点から概観している。
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Stefanos
Georganos
Tais
Grippa
Moritz
Lennert
Eléonore
Wolff
To classify Very-High-Resolution (VHR) imagery, Geographic Object Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) is the most popular method used to produce high quality Land-Use/Land-Cover maps. A crucial step in GEOBIA is the appropriate parametrization of the segmentation algorithm prior to the classification. However, little effort has been made to automatically...
Briefing Note
Author:
Tsutomu
Ichikawa
Karen G.
Villholth
Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is a market-based mechanism aimed at sustaining the flow of such services. Through a PES scheme, beneficiaries or users of the ecosystem service(s) compensate the provider or manager of those services, directly or indirectly. The provider and beneficiaries agree on the terms and conditions of the PES and...